Two-alarm fire erupts at construction site of Google's $1billion Manhattan campus

Mail Online | 8/12/2019 | Dailymail.com Reporter;Associated Press
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New York City firefighters raced to put out a blaze reported at a building that is set to serve as the future home of Google's Manhattan campus.

The fire erupted at around 6.30pm at 550 Washington Street, which is in Manhattan's West Village, according to the New York Daily News.

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The area is currently under construction.

Fire personnel were able to put out the two-alarm blaze at around 7.20pm, according to the Daily News.

'We - Bit - Trouble - Water - Fire

'We had a little bit of trouble getting water on the fire,' said FDNY Deputy Chief William Donleavy.

Firefighters needed to stretch a water line up the stairs in order to put out the blaze.

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Four firefighters suffered minor injuries. An investigation into the source of the fire is ongoing.

Last year, Google announced it would invest more than $1billion to build a new office complex in New York City that will allow the internet search giant...
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